Marian Keyes has performed her first ever audiobook narration for her new novel Grown Ups (Michael Joseph), produced by W F Howes.... Read more
The Society of Authors and the Authors; Licensing & Collecting Society have expressed disappointment at the government's decision not to implement an EU law on copyright, intended to... Read more
Oliver Rhodes is leaving his role as chief executive of Bookouture, the digital publisher he founded, in July, after which Jenny Geras, currently publisher at... Read more
"Derry Girls" actor Nicola Coughlan will read the unabridged audiobook of Michelle Gallen’s début novel Big Girl, Small Town.... Read more
The Publishers Association has welcomed a judge's decision ruling that digital versions of the Times and Sunday Times should be subject to a zero-rate of VAT, saying it supports... Read more
Hilary Mantel has cast actor Ben Miles to narrate the W F Howes audiobooks of her Wolf Hall trilogy, revealing he helped shape final volume The Mirror and the... Read more
Pottermore, the digital publisher of Harry Potter, recorded sales of £31.5m in the year to end March 2019, with pretax profit jumping to £6.9m. Describing... Read more
Online book festival My Virtual Literary Festival (MyVLF) will launch a series of new festivals based on different genres later this year. ... Read more
Audible and a group of seven publishers are close to reaching a settlement in the copyright lawsuit against the firm's Captions programme, according to a... Read more
Investment firm KKR has signed a deal to buy digital reading platform OverDrive from Rakuten for an undisclosed sum.
Pearson has won a contract with the UK Home Office to deliver secure English language tests (SELTs) to people who need to demonstrate their English... Read more
The Curtis Brown Creative writing school is launching a new course in writing an original TV drama serial.
Publishers are missing out on audiobook listeners who want sci-fi and romance titles, statistics on sales show.
The London Library has launched a new podcast series in which a leading writer or cultural figure will discuss the books that have shaped them with... Read more
Bookouture has surprised fans by dropping a new novel by one of its biggest authors, Angela Marsons, without warning.
Issue No 5870
Friday, January 24 2020
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